Join a great team!

EACM values the experience and perspective staff bring to the business. We are a small, locally owned business where our staff, members and customers form a strong community. We believe in cooperative teamwork, and that we thrive best when we work together.

We strive to create a positive, healthy, and supportive work environment, and look for opportunities to build skills, to support career development, and to maximize staff involvement in decision making at all levels. Our full-time staff members enjoy generous benefit offerings including health, dental and vision insurance, and paid time off. All employees receive a 10% discount on all purchases.

We’re always looking for hard-working, food-loving folks to join our team. When filling out an application, indicate what position(s) interest you. Please note, we are unable to respond to all inquiries personally.

Open Positions

Prepared Foods Manager

East Aurora Cooperative Market is seeking an experienced kitchen manager to maintain and grow our prepared foods, meat and cheese departments. The Prepared Foods Manager will be passionate about feeding people fresh, delicious, and nutritious prepared foods.

Job Responsibilities

• Manage department staff and day-to-day workflow
• Maintain high quality standards throughout the department
• Menu and product development/sourcing
• Department scheduling
• Department hiring and staff training and development
• Equipment maintenance and regulatory compliance
• Ordering and inventory control

Qualifications

• Experience managing a restaurant, food service, catering, deli, or kitchen operation.
• Familiarity with natural foods and varied dietary preferences
• Food safety knowledge and/or ServSafe certification
• Demonstrated leadership qualities
• Experience managing staff
• Ability to source/cost product, determine margin and set pricing to meet financial goals
• Outgoing, friendly, helpful personality
• Keen attention to detail
• Strong communication and listening skills
• Commitment to superior customer service
• Ability to work well with others in a cooperative environment where teamwork
and constant communication are essential.
• Regular, predictable attendance
• Evening and weekend availability
• Demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments
• Willingness and ability to meet the changing requirements of the position.

For consideration, please apply here.  We can’t wait to meet you!

Baker

The East Aurora Cooperative Market is seeking an experienced baker to maintain and grow the co-op’s fantastic bakery offerings. Staff will provide friendly and helpful service to customers and should love to feed people fantastic, nutritious foods. Kitchen staff will work across all food service operations.

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience or interest in baking or pastry
• Experience cooking in restaurant, food service, catering, deli, or kitchen operation.
• Familiarity with natural foods and dietary preferences

Requirements

• Outgoing, friendly, helpful personality
• Keen attention to detail
• Strong communication and listening skills
• Commitment to superior customer service and to providing the highest quality shopping experience possible
• Ability to work well with others in a cooperative environment where teamwork and constant communication is essential
• Regular, predictable attendance
• Evening and weekend availability as needed
• Demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments
• Willingness and ability to meet the changing requirements of the position.

For consideration, please apply here.  We can’t wait to meet you!

Lead Cook

The East Aurora Cooperative Market is seeking an experienced Lead Cook to join our team in building and maintaining a fresh, scratch-made prepared foods department. The Lead Cook should have a passion for cooking and will oversee the afternoon / evening shift, providing wraparound support for the department.

Full time or part time position.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in lead cooking role in restaurants, food service, catering, deli, or kitchen operation.

Requirements

  • Friendly, helpful personality
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Leadership experience
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • Commitment to superior customer service and to providing the highest quality dining and shopping experience possible
  • Ability to work well with others in a cooperative environment where teamwork and communication are essential
  • Reliability
  • Evening and/or weekend availability

For consideration, please apply here.  We can’t wait to meet you!

Produce Manager

East Aurora Cooperative Market is seeking an experienced Produce Manager with a passion for fruit and veg to provide co-op customers with a fantastic produce selection. The Produce Manager will be committed to ensuring an exciting, fresh, and profitable produce department.

Responsibilities
• Provide prompt, friendly customer service
• Maintain dynamic product mix and place national/local produce orders
• Calculate and adjust prices to achieve established margins
• Lead produce team in ensuring the department meets high customer expectations
• Plan and maintain attractive, fully stocked and rotated displays
• Maintain accurate signage and pricing throughout the department

Required Qualifications
• Outgoing, friendly, and helpful personality
• High level of integrity
• Outgoing, friendly, helpful personality
• Keen attention to detail
• Strong communication and listening skills
• Ability to work well with others in a cooperative team environment
• Regular, predictable attendance,
• Evening and weekend availability
• Willingness and ability to meet the changing requirements of the position
• Ability to regularly lift over 50 lbs

Desired Qualifications
• Experience in a retail customer service position
• Experience hiring, training, and managing staff
• Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and assess systems
• Knowledge of the produce industry

For consideration, please apply at eastaurora.coop/your-team/employment/

Job Type: Full Time

 

Team Member

The East Aurora Cooperative Market is seeking full time and part time Team Members to work in our Grocery, Produce and Customer Service departments. Co-op Team Members will be friendly and helpful to and should love to delight customers with excellent customer service, a fun shopping experience and quality products.

Desired experience

  • Experience in a retail or merchandising position
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs on a regular basis

Required qualifications

  • High integrity  and positive attitude
  • Love for great food
  • Desire to work directly with customers and other staff members
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Commitment to superior customer service and to providing the highest quality shopping experience possible
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to follow, contribute to and assess systems for efficient and productive operations
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • Ability to work well with others in a cooperative environment where teamwork and constant communication are essential
  • Demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments.

Please apply on our website only: eastaurora.coop. We can’t wait to meet you!

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